Pass Small Business Tax Reform Now

While tax reform languishes, all Americans pay. Washington needs to act quickly, but it also needs to get the policy right. Reducing America’s tax burden is the fastest way to boost real wages, which have been stagnant for decades. President Trump’s tax plan would put hundreds of dollars a month back… Read More

Janet Yellen’s fight for more $50,000-a-year jobs

In today’s highly politicized environment where lawmakers and commentators are judged more by their political affiliation than their ideas, it’s difficult for policy proposals to make an impact. That’s why the recent remarks made by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, one of the few public leaders who stands above the… Read More

Congress, pass small business tax reform now

On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced principles for comprehensive tax reform. While such broad-based reform that addresses the corporate and individual tax burden is necessary, it is unclear how such a plan would overcome the same hurdles that felled healthcare reform. These hurdles include being moderate enough… Read More

Trump Tax Plan a Sign of Better Days to Come

This week, President Trump called for a 15 percent corporate and small business tax rate. It couldn’t come at a better time. According to a new Job Creators Network (JCN) poll conducted by Roosevelt Opinion Research of 400 small businesses, more than 70 percent of respondents agree that high taxes… Read More

Tax Day should usher in tax reform

Tuesday was Tax Day — a day when everyone is reminded of how much Uncle Sam takes out of their paycheck. It’s also a moment to remember that individuals aren’t the only ones to fall prey to the U.S. federal government’s revenue grab; businesses are also… Read More

The Strange Black Lives Matter Partnership With Fight For $15

Following recent minimum-wage setbacks in Baltimore, Flagstaff, Ariz., and Miami Beach, the Fight for $15 is attempting today to regain its momentum for raising the minimum wage — with another round of coordinated protests in major cities nationwide. This marks at least the twelfth coordinated Fight for $15 protest paid for by the Service… Read More

Job creators need relief: Reform small business healthcare

While all eyes are on the Republicans’ proposed comprehensive healthcare reform bill, another recently introduced healthcare bill that seeks to reduce costs and improve quality for small businesses is quietly gaining support. The Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101), introduced by U.S. Reps. Sam Johnson and Tim Walberg, would… Read More